Category: Podcasts

Wargaming Recon #103: 25hr Game-a-thon for Children’s Hospital

25 Hour Game-a-thon for Children’s Hospital Can gaming help those in need? The answer is a resounding YES! Each year the Extra Life organization puts on a game-a-thon where gamers, like you and me, play games for 24 hours to raise money for their local children’s hospital. All of the… Read More»

Wargaming Recon #102: An Academic Study of Wargamers with Ian Cross & Aaron Bostian

An Academic Study of Wargamers with Ian Cross & Aaron Bostian Ever wondered if the stereotypical American wargamer is accurate? Y’know the one I mean. It’s the one where American wargamers are pigeonholed as: male white upper middle-class politically conservative or politically disinterested / apolitical “geeky” or “nerdy” unshowered, smelly,… Read More»

Wargaming Recon #101: Jay Libby and Dilly Green Bean Games

Jay Libby and Dilly Green Bean Games Jay Libby, indie game designer and co-owner of Dilly Green Bean Games, joins us. He discusses indie game design, New England game conventions, and mentions some of the great products released by Dilly Green Bean Games. This episode discussed: iNDiRPG TotalCon R. Talsorian… Read More»

Wargaming Recon #100: 100 Wargaming Tips

100 Wargaming Tips The year is 2006 and the place is the state of Massachusetts in the United States of America. A young man tentatively speaks these first, tentative words: “Today is Thursday August 17, 2006. This is the first podcast of the CWF Game Discussions blog….now we’re gonna cue… Read More»

Wargaming Recon #99: Goodbye Donald Featherstone

Goodbye Donald Featherstone Donald Featherstone passed away on September 3, 2013. He was a prolific author. Most importantly he is the father of modern wargaming. This episode is dedicated to his memory. Please note that H.G. Wells is erroneously referred to as an American 8 minutes into the recording. We… Read More»